The A47 was blocked this morning due to an overturned Anglian Water lorry tank.

Drivers faced long delays near King's Lynn between the A1122 near Swaffham and the A10 and A149 Hardwick roundabout.

Police were called to the A47 at Middleton at 7.17am following reports of the incident.

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The road was closed whilst emergency services attend the scene.

There were reports that the wastewater tanker was on its side and being pumped out into another tanker.

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An Anglian Water spokesperson said: “We’re sorry for any traffic disruption on the A47 near King’s Lynn this morning after one of our tanker vehicles overturned earlier this morning.

"The driver is fine with no injuries, and no other vehicles were involved in the incident.

"Our teams are on site to get recovery sorted as soon as possible and we’d like to thank our customers and road users for their patience whilst we recover the vehicle.”